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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
0
1
CLE
@NYY
9
4
SLB
@PHA
11
3
CHW
@WSH
3
1
 
(11)
CHW
@WSH
4
2
 
(8)
BSN
@CHC
4
15
BRO
@CIN
0
3
NYG
@PIT
2
0
NYG
@PIT
4
7
PHI
@STL
9
10
Wednesday, September 13, 1939,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 3,426, Time of Game: 1:57
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Giants
4
66-63
 Lost 1 
5th, 13½ GB
at Pirates
7
61-72
 Won 1 
6th, 20½ GB
W: Bob Klinger (13-16)
L: Cliff Melton (11-14)
S: Rip Sewell (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  2  1    4 10  2
Pirates         0  3  0   0  0  3   1  0  X    7 10  1

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jo-Jo Moore LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .265 .317 .374 .690 3 0 2B
Billy Jurges SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .275 .342 .381 .723 1 3
Frank Demaree RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .300 .374 .416 .790 2 1 GDP
Babe Young 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .429 .500 .714 1.214 8 2 2B
Harry Danning C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .316 .359 .483 .842 4 0
Bob Seeds CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .347 .436 .783 3 0
Tom Hafey 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .243 .276 .384 .660 0 1
Alex Kampouris 2B 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .241 .346 .395 .741 2 0 2B
Cliff Melton P 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .207 .220 .224 .444 1 2
   Johnny McCarthy 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .254 .284 .394 .678 2B
   Red Lynn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Mel Ott 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .309 .450 .584 1.034
   Skeeter Scalzi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .474 .375 .849
Team Totals 37 4 10 4 1 4 38 .270 .289 .378 .668 24 9
2B: J Moore (20); B Young (2); A Kampouris (8); J McCarthy (5).
TB: B Young 3; J McCarthy 2; J Moore 2; F Demaree 2; A Kampouris 2; T Hafey; M Ott; C Melton.
GIDP: F Demaree (18).
RBI: C Melton (5); F Demaree (71); B Young (1); J Moore (40).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
E: A Kampouris (10); C Melton (4).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Paul Waner RF 4 0 1 2 1 0 5 .325 .372 .421 .794 3 0
Arky Vaughan SS 4 0 2 3 0 0 4 .304 .375 .412 .787 1 5
Bob Elliott CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .377 .544 .921 1 0
Maurice Van Robays LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .382 .400 .471 .871 1 0 2B
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .286 .380 .438 .818 16 0
Red Juelich 2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .185 .214 .259 .474 0 2 SH
Frankie Gustine 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 4
Ray Mueller C 3 2 1 0 1 1 4 .226 .278 .317 .595 4 0
Bob Klinger P 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .177 .226 .177 .403 0 6
   Rip Sewell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .264 .300 .564 0 0
Team Totals 34 7 10 7 2 3 37 .294 .333 .324 .657 27 17
2B: M Van Robays (3).
SH: R Juelich (1).
TB: E Fletcher 2; A Vaughan 2; M Van Robays 2; R Juelich 2; F Gustine; R Mueller; P Waner.
RBI: A Vaughan 3 (51); P Waner 2 (36); B Klinger (6); R Juelich (4).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Klinger-A Vaughan-E Fletcher.
E: F Gustine (1).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton, L (11-14) 7 10 7 4 2 2 0 3.67 34 35
Red Lynn 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.47 3
Team Totals 8 10 7 4 2 3 0 4.50 37 35

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Klinger, W (13-16) 8.2 10 4 4 1 4 0 4.17 37 51
Rip Sewell, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.22 1
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 1 4 0 4.00 38 51
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Goetz, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: 3,426.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jo-Jo Moore LF 1 Paul Waner RF
2 Billy Jurges SS 2 Arky Vaughan SS
3 Frank Demaree RF 3 Bob Elliott CF
4 Babe Young 1B 4 Maurice Van Robays LF
5 Harry Danning C 5 Elbie Fletcher 1B
6 Bob Seeds CF 6 Red Juelich 2B
7 Tom Hafey 3B 7 Frankie Gustine 3B
8 Alex Kampouris 2B 8 Ray Mueller C
9 Cliff Melton P 9 Bob Klinger P

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